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When Is Good Friday 2011?

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Icon of Extreme Humility. (Photo © Slava Gallery, LLC; used with permission.)

Icon of Extreme Humility (Christ being lowered into the tomb on Good Friday).

(Photo © Slava Gallery, LLC; used with permission.) The Cross in the Woods in Indian River, Michigan. (Photo by Scott P. Richert)

The Cross in the Woods in Indian River, Michigan, is the world's largest crucifix. Completed in August 1959, it was declared a national shrine by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on September 15, 2006.

(Photo by Scott P. Richert)

Question: When Is Good Friday 2011?

Good Friday 2011 is the day on which Christians commemorate the death of Jesus Christ on the Cross, the act that brought salvation to all who believe. It is the culmination of Holy Week 2011, which begins on Palm Sunday 2011, and it takes place two days before Easter 2011.

Answer: Good Friday falls on April 22, 2011. To find the date of Good Friday in other years, see When Is Good Friday?

For the dates of Holy Days of Obligation and moveable feasts associated with Good Friday 2011, see the Catholic 2011 calendar.

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